NASA Ames Scientists Develop MSL Science Instrument
Topics What -- MSL
, Where -- Mars
David Blake, a research scientist at NASA Ames, led the development of CheMin, one of ten scientific instruments onboard Curiosity, the Mars Scientific Laboratory. The Powder X-Ray Diffraction tool will search for clues on the Martian surface for an environment that might have once harbored life.
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